What is the best area to stay when travelling to Anna Maria?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Anna Maria:

  • Southside Rural Community: 73 holiday homes
  • Greater Pinellas Point: 48 holiday homes
  • Lido Key: 192 holiday homes
  • Disston Heights: 26 holiday homes
  • Pinellas Point: 44 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Anna Maria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Anna Maria. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bean Point: 6,555 holiday lettings
  • Island Players: 6,268 holiday lettings
  • Anna Maria Island Museum and Historical Park: 6,555 holiday lettings
  • Anna Maria City Pier: 6,590 holiday lettings
  • Brandenton Beach: 7,535 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Anna Maria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Anna Maria

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Anna Maria. This city's bird watching, fishing and surfing draw many visitors. Fort De Soto Park and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities and attractions in and around Anna Maria

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Anna Maria a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Manatee Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • People at Play (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Anna Maria

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Exploring the natural features in Anna Maria

Nature lovers will enjoy Anna Maria for its island views, pristine beaches and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Anna Maria is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort De Soto Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Bean Point Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Manatee Public Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Brandenton Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Robinson Preserve (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)